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Pol Roger Trophy (vs MCC) on Sunday (January 31st) TAGS: | Some excellent tennis is in store for this coming Sunday as MCC (including possibly 3 ex-Cambridge Captains) visit in the Pol Roger Trophy. CURTC will be represented by some of …Continue reading →

The Busy Time of Year is Upon Us In no particular order, we have with links (blue text) to sign-up sheets…. The CURTC Ladies Tournament: Jan 29/30 The Category Tournaments: 60+ Feb 6/7 50-59 Feb 13/14 40-49 Feb …Continue reading →

Ed and Jamie conquer the world (….of under 24 real tennis players) TAGS: | | Last weekend Ed Kay and Jamie Giddins won the under 24 open doubles at Middlesex University, beating Leon Smart and Neil Mackenzie 6-3 6-3. Having previously struggled past dangerous fresher …Continue reading →

Comrade Weller Proves Unstoppable TAGS: | | CURTC’s 2016 Russian Christmas Tournament was played with an even more devious combination of matches of various formats which the organizer had come up with in attempt to overcome some …Continue reading →

2015 CURTC Christmas Tournament TAGS: | | | The 6 Group Winners in this year’s draw of 18 players were required to play a total of six hours of tennis to determine who would be crowned 2015 Champion. …Continue reading →

Russian Christmas Tournament TAGS: Update: 9:30am Start… Schedule Shortly Question: What’s better than one Christmas? Answer: Two! So on Saturday, January 9th we are going to celebrate Russian Christmas with its very own Tournament. …Continue reading →

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2015 Xmas Tournament, Tuesday December 29th TAGS: Sign-up, Sign-up…..Sign-Up, Sign-up…. by December 27th!

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Congratulations, Ed, Winner of the Renny Cup TAGS: Ed Hyde is this year’s winner of the Renny Cup at the National Schools Rackets Championships at Queens

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Pol Roger trophy Oxford vs Cambridge update TAGS: | Cambridge vs Oxford in the first round of the Pol Roger trophy. Happily already through to the 2nd round after three of five matches: Mike Henman/Stewart Licudi (Ox) vs Duncan …Continue reading →

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We’re off to Prested and Oxford… TAGS: | | | Good luck to the Brodie Cup Team who travel to Prested and the Pol Roger squad who are off to Oxford on Sunday.. Two tough matches in prospect!

Inter-Universities Tournament Report A large entry in the two draws (the Inter-Uni Cup and the Handicap Singles) made this years Pol Roger Inter-Uni Event another great success.  Players from Cambridge (C) were joined by …Continue reading →

Every Tournament Needs a Dinner… …and the Inter-universities Tournament was no exception. Our undercover reporter has smuggled out the following footage which, I should warn you, has sound attached… BTW, the Newcastle University Real Tennis …Continue reading →

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Inter-Universities Tournament, 27-29th November TAGS: | | | | | Kees has given me the low-down on this weekend’s tournament. Most (if not all) of the Varsity squads will be playing including Ed, Jamie, Alex and Freddie and not forgetting …Continue reading →

Linda Runner-up in British Ladies Handicap TAGS: Linda Fairbrother, our current Ladies Champion, played with (almost) great success in the Ladies British Handicap Tournament November 13th to 16th at Leamington. She was runner-up in the Division 1 …Continue reading →

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Congratulations Ed Kay and Linda Fairbrother TAGS: | Ed defeats Conor Medlow (UK’s top amateur) in a five set thriller in the British Open (Next up Chris Chapman at 10am on Wednesday). Linda is runner-up in British Ladies …Continue reading →

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Club Matches Sign up for 2016 Club matches: June 4/5 trip full, vs Holyport June 11 HERE.

Kings and Queens of the 2015 Jungle Bungle TAGS: Many thanks to Kees and Peter for coming up with this summer’s Bungle. Congratulations to all those who participated. I certainly enjoyed it! King of the Amazon

20-29 Category Tournament Result TAGS: Four of the club’s premier players contested the 20-29 category tournament on the Blue Court on Sunday 22nd March.  The scene was set for some epic battles throughout the day …Continue reading →

New arrival in the 30-39 category takes the title TAGS: | On Saturday 28th March 2015 a small field of entrants competed for the CURTC 30-39 Category Tournament. Having won the 40-49 category for the last two years Gary Weller has …Continue reading →

David Hope triumphs again in the 60+ tournament TAGS: | | On Sunday 22nd February 2015 13 lucky members contested the CURTC Category Tournament for handicaps 60 or greater.  Spread across 4 groups and playing on both courts the group stages …Continue reading →

Blood, sweat and possibly tears in the 2015 CURTC 40-49ers Tournament TAGS: | The 40-49 Category tournament took place onSunday 15th February 2015 and it turned out to be a case of ‘survival of the fittest’ or ‘last man standing’. An assortment of …Continue reading →

2015 Category Tournaments kick off with the 50-59ers TAGS: | The CURTC 50-59 Category tournament was held on Sunday 8th February 2015. 8 entrants were separated into two groups, with each being dominated by a Jeremy.

Another Trapptastic Christmas Tournament Thriller TAGS: | The day after Boxing Day saw the usual antidote to Christmas at Grange Road. 24 competitors battled out the annual CURTC Xmas Tournament under testing conditions with rules devised by …Continue reading →

Champagne Leagues, 2014 The success of the Champagne Leagues in their first four seasons means that Pol Roger, our favourite Champagne House, has agreed to extend its sponsorship of this most popular event …Continue reading →

Paddy Ward is CURTC’s 30-39 Category Champion for 2014 TAGS: | There were only three entrants for the 30-39 this year, Julian Stafford, Nick Heath and Paddy Ward, so they played each other in a one-set-first-to-8-games round-robin event. Nick lost heavily …Continue reading →

Category 40-49 handicap tournament champion holds onto his title TAGS: | The winner of this year’s 40-49 tournament was Gary Weller, who retained the trophy he collected last year, beating Ben Graham 6-4 in the final. The finalists each won their …Continue reading →

Category 50-59 Tournament won by Anthony Bailey TAGS: | Several tight games that could have gone either way featured in the annual battle to find the 50-59 Category giant of the club. There were only five players in this …Continue reading →

CURTC Ladies Club Championships 2014 TAGS: | | This year saw a large entry to the ladies tournament with 16 players competing. It was very encouraging to see juniors, students and seniors represented in the draw, indicating growth …Continue reading →

Category 60+ handicap tournament gets the 2014 CURTC competition season off to a flying start TAGS: | Some exciting round robin matches last weekend saw Bernie ‘the socks’ Carpenter, David Hope, Kate Kirk and Imogen Whittam make it through to the semi-finals of this year’s 60+ contest. …Continue reading →

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20-29 Tournament sees students on top TAGS: | | | March 24th, 2013 After the first three rubbers in this year’s 20-29 tournament all ended with the same score, 8-6, the organiser feared the championship would go down to a …Continue reading →

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